Embrace means to “take up especially readily or gladly”. Endure means “to regard with acceptance or tolerance”. A wise friend of mine talks about this. He is referring to times in our lives when things aren’t easy or when they are painful. I mean, who doesn’t embrace a feel-good season in their life? That’s easy. But when times are tough and uncomfortable, like raising a toddler or a teenager? Yowza. If I’ve learned anything in life it’s this: There is always in lesson in the difficult times we face. But, are we listening to God enough to learn it? With these definitions in mind, here’s my question: Do you typically embrace a difficult or challenging season in your life or endure it?